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Brazil's Embraer is a key aerospace competitor of Bombardier.
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But currency traders could defeat the proposed border tax.
Brazil says Canadian taxpayer help for Bombardier is incompatible with global trade rules.
Many of the promises -- increased productivity, more jobs, more money in our pockets -- have simply not come true. This is ironic because, as free trade agreements become toxic all over the world, Canada, a country bound by a long-standing trade deal, has not had a comprehensive debate on the proposed CETA (trans-Atlantic) or TPP (trans-Pacific) agreements.
Much attention is paid to the fact that, like its predecessors, the Paris Agreement is "toothless" because it isn't backed up by an enforcement mechanism. This pessimism is understandable. Without clear and binding targets, how can any of the signatories be assured that their sacrifices will lead to meaningful emissions reductions? How can they know that the potentially difficult transition towards renewable energy will be a shared burden? The bad news is that the Paris Agreement is unlikely to introduce strict targets or develop an enforcement mechanism in the foreseeable future.
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WASHINGTON - It's now harder for Americans to find out where their beef or pork was born, raised and slaughtered. After more than a decade of wrangling, Congress repealed a labeling law last month tha...
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Repeal of country-of-origin labelling a victory for Canadian meat exporters.
WASHINGTON — The Canadian government isn't satisfied by the latest step taken by U.S. lawmakers to avoid a continental trade war.The government said a bill introduced today in the U.S. Senate falls sh...
WASHINGTON — Dozens of countries have agreed to abolish duties on more than 200 technology products — from advanced computer chips to GPS devices, printer cartridges and video-game consoles.The agreem...
Canada's agriculture minister says time is running short for the U.S. to avoid trade tariffs over its discriminatory meat labelling laws.Gerry Ritz said if Washington doesn't change its country of ori...
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Controversial U.S. rules that requires meats’ country of origin to be labelled are behind the Canadian government’s threats of a trade war that could result in higher food prices. Following a World Tr...
Canada has won a battle in an ongoing trade dispute with the United States over meat-labelling laws that have hurt the beef and pork industries. The World Trade Organization released a ruling Monday t...
GENEVA - Canada's northern development minister says it was wrong for the World Trade Organization to uphold a European Union ban on seal products based on moral grounds.Leona Aglukkaq says she made t...
Stability, peacefulness, politeness and a welcoming atmosphere go a long way when considering a nation in which to settle down and raise a family. When you are contemplating flinging free on vacation, those qualities aren't as enticing. So, what do you do if you need to become more attractive? Here are some thoughts.